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Tell the FDA: Set arsenic limits in fruit juice to protect kids

Arsenic and lead consumption can result in serious health problems, yet shockingly there is no limit on the amount of these chemicals in juice drinks. 

These drinks are a favorite among America’s children, which is why we need to limit these chemicals in juice, just like we limit them in drinking water.

A new investigation by Consumer Reports found that roughly 10 percent of the apple and grape juice we sampled had arsenic levels exceeding federal drinking water standards. And one in four had lead levels higher than the bottled water limit.

It’s time the Food and Drug Administration sets a limit for arsenic and lead in fruit juices. Tell the Commissioner to act now, and start protecting America’s kids from these harmful chemicals.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
    Margaret Hamburg

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